Form Type:  8-K
Filing Date:  5/10/2011 
CIK:  0000732712 
Address:  140 WEST STREET
City, State, Zip:  NEW YORK, New York 10007 
Telephone:  212-395-1000 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
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Description of Business
Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon, or the Company) is a holding company that, acting through its subsidiaries, is one of the world�s leading providers of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies with a presence in over 150 countries around the world. Formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation, we were incorporated in 1983 under the laws of the State of Delaware. We began doing business as Verizon on June 30, 2000 following our merger with GTE Corporation. We have a highly diverse workforce of approximately 176,800 employees. Our principal executive offices are located at 140 West Street, New York, New York 10007 (telephone number 212-395-1000). We have two reportable segments, Wireless and Wireline, which we operate and manage as strategic business segments and organize by products and services.
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      Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.